Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Embossed Pin Dish Depicting Punch And His Dog Toby
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Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Embossed Pin Dish Depicting Punch And His Dog Toby:
A superb solid silver pin dish produced by Edward Durban & Co, Birmingham (1890 - 1897).
Art Nouveau in form it is embossed with a depiction of "Punch" seated at a chair appearing to be in the process of producing a portrait of his dog "Toby" who is obediently in pose. At the top of the picture is written PUNCH in tree branch style capital lettering with miniature monkeys swinging across and around the sides.
Full set of Birmingham hallmarks appear below the scene.
Presented in excellent condition commensurate with its age.
A lovely fun item. Unusual and most 10cm ~ 4 inch (approx.) Width 7.5cm ~ 3 inch (approx.)
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